Post Profile

Video: Elgin from the air

Here’s a short film and some pictures from my gyrocopter flight over Elgin with Ian Corder. It was an amazing experience. But gyrocopters are tiny and it was a little bit scary. Thankfully Ian is a safe pilot. Pictures: Lothian   Almenkerk Elgin Ridge winery The currently roofless Iona winery Iona, house Iona Ian Corder  
read more


Related Posts

Congressman: Gyrocopter pilot 'lucky to be alive,' 'should have been blown out of the air'

US Politics / Liberal : SFGate: Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressman: Gyrocopter pilot 'lucky to be alive,' 'should have been blown out of the air'

Chuck Schumer Very Alarmed By The Threat Of Gyrocopters

News : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) wants to know “how the heck” a man was able to fly a small aircraft, known as a gyrocopter, onto the Capitol Hill lawn on Wednesday. The pilot of that gyrocopter, Doug Hughes, is a mailman f...

Gyrocopter Pilot Pleads Not Guilty to Six Charges Both Serious and Surreal

News : Slate: The Slatest

Sometimes you have to take a stand. And every so often that stand involves a gyrocopter. Douglas Hughes, the 61-year-old Florida mailman who flew his gyrocopter onto the Capitol grounds last month as a form of protest, appeared in c...

Pilot in gyrocopter nearly collided with Delta flight in DC

News : NY Daily News

A Florida man who flew a small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace before landing outside the U.S.

In Elgin: Corder Wines

Food & Drink / Wine : Jamie Goode's Wine Blog

I met Ian Corder (above) at Almenkerk, where his wines are made. [As an aside, he kindly offered to take me up in his autogyro to see the Elgin Valley from the air. You can read about this, and watch the video here.] The vineyard th...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC